August 13, 2010 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Lyon Street residents plant a garden

In April of 2010, Marvin Heller and fellow residents of the Lyon Street Community began a community garden on 1211 McDuffie Avenue. At first the idea of a community garden wasn’t well received.   “There was resistance at first. More...

Tasty Tomato Festival provides food and fun

Despite the hot weather, Columbia residents packed the City Roots Urban Garden at 1005 Airport Boulevard for its first Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival Sunday August 8. More...

City of Columbia announces vacancies

Board of Zoning Appeals Vacancies   The City of Columbia is accepting applications for two (2) vacancies on the Board of Zoning Appeals.   More...

Leaks from the Legislature

Wesley Donehue named rising star Senate Republicans have something to celebrate this year, as one of their own was named a “rising star” by Campaigns & Elections’ magazine, Politics. More...

City Year logo returns

In 1994, the City Year Emblem was painted at the intersection of Hampton and Main Street. During the city’s streetscape project on Main Street in 2008, the emblem became a casualty and was removed.   More...